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It wasn't long ago that things like smartphones and portable GPS devices were the stuff of uber-spy-legends like Mission Impossible, Inspector Gadget, and James Bond. But now, however, they are ubiquitous--you can slip more than 1,500 radio stations from all over the world in your pocket to take with you on your walk, or strap on a Garmin virtual running buddy no bigger than a wristwatch that will track your vital signs, chart your course, and offer you advice (or friendly competition) when you drift outside of your desired pace range.
She started out with Mad Men...and now she's got a Green Thumb.
Each and every day, people throughout the world make decisions about how to clothe themselves. Even those who wear nothing (or next to nothing) are still making choices about how they will appear to others. And the phrase "clothes make the man (or woman)" didn't spring from nowhere, of course.
True confession: when you are a writer, sometimes you get an assignment that makes you hold your head and groan. Which is pretty much what I did when I heard the word "paleofantasy." The idea of paleo-anything made me want to weep tears of done-to-death.
She soothes ragged nerves at Boynton Health Services on the Minneapolis campus. She calms pre-finals anxiety and provides a well-deserved study break at the Magrath Library in St. Paul. She cultivates a fanatical following on Twitter.
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The College of Continuing Education (CCE) is host to several applied bachelor's degrees that allow students to bring their work experience to the classroom. Each of these degrees is designed by a team of university staff and industry experts with the adult professional in mind.